Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari was in Borno state to meet with families of 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on February 19.
After the meeting, the president left with a promise to recue the girls back to the parents.
However,some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls have said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Dapchi has given them the assurance that the girls would be rescued safely.
Chairman of the Abducted Girls’ Parents Association, Malam Bashir Manzo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dapchi that the visit was a true sympathy full of assurances to the parents.
“We have listened attentively to the president and have a lot of faith and hope in all that he has said which gives us more confidence in the rescue of the girls,” Manzo said.
He said that they would heed the president’s advice to remain steadfast and prayerful for the safe rescue of the girls.
Also, Maimuna Usman, mother of one of the girls, said, “President Buhari is a man of his words, we have no doubt in his words that efforts have been intensified to rescue the girls.
“I have a lot of confidence in the president, his coming gave us more consolation and hope for the safe return of the girls.”